Stainless Steel Pipe in Water Distribution



Stainless Steel Pipe in Water Distribution




Lightweight bridges are used to carry potable water and pedestrians across river spans up to 632 m in Japan

85% Type 304
10% Type 316
Some 2205 near the coast
No repainting
40% cheaper over 30 years
First one built: 1983
Max pipe diameter: 0.8 m

There are now ~3000 such bridges in Japan